Tag Archives: commuting

Word on the street: Bill Tracy, Metro Cyclery, San Diego

“I live in the east part of San Diego County. I drive down the hill from Alpine to El Cajon and then ride the bike in from there. My commute into work is 20 miles one way, and there are a couple-three decent hills in there. For five months I was riding a two-speed Brompton.” Continue reading

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Mike Honnold pedals the Netherlands (and returns to Peoria)

“Right away I could tell cycling was Priority Number One due to the number of bikes parked in the racks outside the train station. That many people would not be using bikes for transportation if the country made it difficult for them to be used.” Continue reading

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Word on the street: Per Ellingson

For this Bike Peoria advocate, transportation diversity means car travel is an option, not a necessity. Continue reading

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Word on the street: Tim Beeney

Tim commutes about nine miles one way to reach his job at Children’s Home in Peoria. Continue reading

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Day 22: #30daysofbiking

There, in the background, possibly my favorite bicycle (if you don’t count the bicycles I have yet to acquire): the World’s Heaviest Fisher. The formula for frame weight is pretty simple: start with a 1-1/4-inch Evolution headset, increase tube diameters … Continue reading

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Bicycle commuters love L.A. And Philly speeders trigger red light.

Interesting report. Who knew 6 percent of all commuters in Gainesville, Florida, arrived by bicycle? Continue reading

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Chaos, consideration and the Brompton in Rome

Forget the Smart cars parked at right angles to the curb, the lane-splitting scooter riders and, of course, all the noise. You’ll wonder how the trees between the sidewalk and street have survived. Continue reading

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